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1998 CBC Table 3-E

Exempt Amounts of Hazardous Materials Presenting a Health Hazard
Maximum Quantities per Control Area

USE-OPEN SYSTEMS

MATERIAL   SOLID lbs.
(cu. ft.)
LIQUID Gallons
(lbs.)
*Corrosives Base 1,000 100
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) 2,000 200
Cabinet (unsprinklered) 1,000 100
Cabinet, Sprinklered 2,000 200
Highly Toxics Base 3 (3)
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) 6 (6)
Cabinet (unsprinklered) 3 (3)
Cabinet, Sprinklered 6 (6)
Irritants Base **5,000 **500
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) **10,000 **1,000
Cabinet (unsprinklered) **5,000 **500
Cabinet, Sprinklered **10,000 **1,000
Sensitizers Base **5,000 **500
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) **10,000 **1,000
Cabinet (unsprinklered) **5,000 **500
Cabinet, Sprinklered **10,000 **1,000
Other Health Hazards Base **5,000 **500
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) **10,000 **1,000
Cabinet (unsprinklered) **5,000 **500
Cabinet, Sprinklered **10,000 **1,000
Toxics Base 125 (125)
Sprinklered (no Cabinet) 250 (250)
Cabinet (unsprinklered) 125 (125)
Cabinet, Sprinklered 250 (250)
Base = Building unsprinklered and no approved cabinet
N.L. = No limit
N/A = Not applicable

* For stationary lead-acid battery systems, see the Fire Code.

** The quantities allowed in a sprinklered building are not limited when exhaust ventilation is provided in accordance with the Fire Code. See Table 8001.15-B, Footnote 12.

 

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